Rockhold-Machida In Preliminary Fight Talks With UFC

Two top middleweight fighters are inching closer to a battle, and there doesn’t appear to be anything in their way.

According to UFC Tonight, UFC officials are entertaining a fight between Lyoto Machida and Luke Rockhold.

“Luke Rockhold vs. Lyoto Machida, this fight is being discussed,” stated Daniel Cormier on tonight’s UFC on FOX Sports 1 broadcast. “Both guys want the fight. We know Lyoto asked for it earlier. Luke’s very open to fight. The fight is being discussed internally.”

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According to the program, the UFC is looking at a possible November date in Brazil for the bout.

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